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Our Time in the Wind

I drove past abandoned homesteads on my way to the farm. It always gives me a sad feeling as I pass them by. What happened? Did someone die without children to carry on? 140 more words

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Backup Water Supply

I finally got around to doing something about a secondary source of water for the Homestead. I found a man from Missouri that was willing to come and drill a shallow well, and it turned out he used the “water jet” method of drilling the well. 1,083 more words

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Historical Journey through Town

It was a bright, beautiful fall day! It was also my birthday. On a whim, I decided that I wanted to go on a photo run and take pictures of some of the houses in my neighborhood. 1,297 more words

Photography

Lowe’s Storage Cabinets and Shelves.

I have been using several of these cheap inexpensive storage shelves from Lowe’s. They are made from 50% recycled plastic (Saving the planet!). I have a 6 foot tall version that I use to store my chemicals, oils, solvents, etc., anything that might be a little toxic that I want to keep away from children and pets. 260 more words

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Bees and Honey

As I was out working last week I noticed a stand in front of a house where someone was selling Honey. I stopped to take a look and there were pint jars for $5 and Quart jars for $10 which I thought was a good deal. 443 more words

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Homestead Update

The winter greens are really growing well, and the worms finally went away. Sweet Thing and her sister have been picking several Wal-Mart bags full every day. 173 more words

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